What Happened on June 11, 1982

Historical Events

Film Release

"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Henry Thomas and Drew Barrymore, is released

Boxing Title Fight

Defending champion Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for WBC and The Ring heavyweight boxing titles at Caesars Palace, LV, Nevada

  • Israel and Syria stop fighting in Lebanon

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II visits Argentina

Famous Birthdays

Diana TaurasiDiana Taurasi (40 years old)

American basketball player (10 x WNBA All Star, Phoenix Mercury; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12, 16, 20), born in Glendale, California

  • Eldar Rønning, Norwegian cross-country skier, born in Levanger, Norway
  • Joey Graham, American basketball player (Toronto Raptors), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Johnny Candido, American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake, New Jersey
  • Stephen Graham, American basketball player, born in Wilmington, Delaware
1982 Highlights

About June 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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